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What’s On? Things to do this September in Hong Kong

With the change of season, we welcome fall with a lantern-frenzy weekend for Mid-Autumn Festival, the annual Centrestage fashion showcase, as well as a series of exciting and must-see arts and cultural exhibitions to catch around town. 

Mid Autumn Festival

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Prepare for the spectacle of the city alight with colourful lanterns this September. Celebrating the end of the autumn harvest, family and friends will gather by the light of the full moon – if the weather is kind – for feasts over three nights during the festival long weekend. Look out for kung-fu demonstrations, acrobatics, Chinese folk arts and crafts as well as dance shows around town. The Tai Hang Fire Dragon Dance is the undoubted highlight, with a 67-metre dragon on parade. Take in the sights while you enjoy some delectable mooncakes.

When: 10 Sep
Price: Free entry
Location: Victoria Park, other parks, beaches and open spaces

Centrestage 2022

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The city’s most anticipated fashion event is back this year, showcasing more than 200 fashion brands and designers from all around the globe in a presentation of high-end clothing and accessories. Viewed as ‘Asia’s Fashion Spotlight’, the three-day affair, following this year’s theme Inclusion + Diversity, will be a celebration of global trends, cultures, races and genders. It will also serve as a platform to bring together a fury of medias, designers, models, buyers and fashion fanatics from across the region.

When: 9-11 Sep
Price: Free entry
Location: Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre, Wan Chai
For more information: centrestage.hktdc.com

Myth of the Dancing Durumi

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The Hong Kong Dance Company pays tribute to Korean folk dance by presenting works by artists from Seoul and Yanbian for the first time in Hong Kong. Exhibiting the traditional charm of the Korean artform, the graceful movements of the dancers – in sync with their mindful breathing – are a subtle depiction of the flight of durumi (red-crowned crane), featuring colourful Korean costumes and soothing rhythms of traditional folk tunes for a mesmerising show. 

When: 9-18 Sep
Price: From HK$140 / From HK$80
Location: Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium. / Yuen Long Theatre Auditorium
For more information: hkdance.com

Reflections on Refractions

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In a joint celebration concert, the Hong Kong Arts Festival collectively marks its golden jubilee with City Hall’s 60th anniversary. Through the musical prowess of Hong Kong Sinfonietta, led by maestro Yip Wing-sie, the creative movementof City Contemporary Dance Company, choreographed by Yuri Ng, syncronise to the musical highlights of Charles Kwong’s AtLast, Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No 3 in G, and Stravinsky’s The Firebird Suite.

When: 16-17  Sep
Price:  From HK$188
Location: Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, Central
For more information: hksl.org

The Pet Show

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An event to celebrate your bond with your four-legged companion(s), the Pet Show gathers all the latest information on pet care, training, services and products in one handy, expansive space. A plethora of booths will guide visitors through the process of finding their ideal pet and provide information on different breeds and their nature. Entry is free for pets, who can participate in various shows and competitions, giving them the opportunity to interact with other furry friends. 

When: 22-25 Sep
Price: HK$30
Location: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai
For more information: petshow.com.hk

Arts & Collectibles Expo

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Art enthusiasts and those keen on starting a collection of Chinese arts are in for a treat this month as the Hong Kong International Arts & Collectibles fair returns for its fourth edition. Welcoming exhibitors from all over the world to display and sell their treasured collections, the back-to-back event will feature lectures, performances and exhibitions for local art fans to appreciate culture and art coming together, from Chinese crafts, antiques, ink paintings and calligraphy to modern sculptures and contemporary art, to name just a few. 

When: 23-25  Sep
Price: Free entry
Location: Asia World-Expo, Chek Lap Kok
For more information: pcac.com.hk

The Dessert Museum

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Turning Autumn into a sweet treat, the Dessert Museum has taken a road trip to Hong Kong to present dessert-themed zones that feature huge displays of pudding-inspired installations. Take photos with six-metre-tall doughnuts, bounce on egg-tart trampolines or participate in a slew of interactive games and dessert hunts for a chance to win a limited-edition NFT. 

When: Until 4 Sep
Price: Free entry
Location: East Point City, 8 Chung Wa Road, Tseung Kwan O
For more information: thedessertmuseum.com

Serenity Hong Kong

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Amidst the chaos of the continuing pandemic, Artspace K is presenting a solo exhibition that spreads a sense of tranquillity and calm through stunning ink art. Serenity, Hong Kong showcases the works of Chongqing-born, Hong Kong-resident Wong Hau Kwei, who uses traditional Chinese ink painting techniques to create contemporary art. Portraying the city’s urban landscape in perfect illustrations with a play on light and dark contrasts.

When: Until 17 Sep
Price: Free entry
Location: Artspace K, The Repulse Bay Arcade, 109 Repulse Bay Road
For more information: artspacek.org

Arts & Tech

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An innovative blend of modern art and technology, the Hong Kong Arts Development Council is presenting the first Arts Tech to explore trans-disciplinary possibilities and wonders. Cells That Fire Together Wire Together is curated by local composer and media artist GayBird. Featuring imaginative installations that explore historical memories of Wan Chai, showcasing the work of digital artist Hugo Yeung, experimental filmmaker Ip Yuk-yiu, and Kachi Chan, a specialist in performative robotics.

When: Until 18 Sep
Price: Free entry
Location: 3/F, M7, Wan Chai
For more information: arts-tech.hk

 

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